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Willa Cather Foundation Events

Willa Cather Foundation Events

The Willa Cather Foundation holds a variety of events in Red Cloud annually, including several Opera House performances and gallery exhibitions, our Spring Conference, and the Prairie Writers' Workshop. A biennial International Cather Seminar and periodic symposia are also held in other locales that were relevant to Cather's life and work. Check this page often to see our upcoming events, conferences, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions. Don't forget the easiest way to keep up with our activities is to sign-up for our monthly electronic newsletter.

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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

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Past Events
Past Events
Opera House
Saturday, December 12, 2015 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm
Popular band, The Innocence, will make their first appearance at the Red Cloud Opera House on Saturday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this highly-anticipated show are $20...
Monday, December 14, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join the Cather community for some locally-made beer, quiche, and conviviality. Show your support for the great work of the Willa Cather Foundation. Enter a raffle to win some...
Opera House
Friday, January 1, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Red Cloud Opera House is thrilled to bring you our 2016 season. Here are our three season pass options: The full package = 10 shows for $150 Theatre Lover = 5 shows for $65,...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
On January 21 the Willa Cather Book Club will meet to discuss a selection of short stories from Youth and Bright Medusa. The selections include: "Coming Aphrodite," "A Diamond...
Opera House
Saturday, January 30, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Billy McGuigan and his band are returning to the Red Cloud Opera House. The group that last brought us Yesterday & Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience at a sold out 2015...
Art Gallery
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 8:00am to Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 5:00pm
A new exhibit on display at the Red Cloud Opera House takes onlookers on a road trip across the United States to view the land between rest stops across America. The subjects...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Willa Cather Book Club will be reading Shadows on the Rock . Book club is held on the third Thursday of the month at two different locations, 4:00 p.m. at Cherry Corner...
Art Gallery
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 to Monday, March 14, 2016
The Red Cloud Area Artists as a part of the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs and the Willa Cather Foundation are pleased to display the “Best of Nebraska,” a statewide traveling...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
If you've ever shared a beloved book with another person, you know the joy and excitement this small but meaningful act can bring. To highlight the value of books and reading, the...
Art Gallery
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
The public is invited to meet Gregory Summers and preview his exhibit at an artist’s reception on Friday, March 4, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. The reception, which is free and open to the...